Vols Rally From Halftime Deficit to Beat Lipscomb 92-77

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Grant Williams scored a season-high 30 points as Tennessee overcame a first-half deficit against hot-shooting Lipscomb to win 92-77 on Thursday night.

It was a breakout performance for the freshman forward, who more than doubled his previous high of 14 points.

The teams were tied at 71 with 12:28 to play, when a pair of shots by Robert Hubbs III launched a 19-0 run for Tennessee. Lipscomb went 7:24 without a basket and never recovered.

The Vols (6-4) followed up a sluggish second half on Tuesday against Tennessee Tech by shooting consistently well against Lipscomb (4-9). They sank 54.5 percent of their shots and went 28 of 39 from the free-throw line.

Still, it was the Bisons who led 58-49 at halftime after matching the Vols’ 2-pointers and free throws with a flurry of shots from behind the arc.

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